Firewall | South China Morning Post
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Beijing, take down that Great Firewall

An unstoppable pressure for freedom brought the Berlin Wall crashing down. The same forces are tugging at China's 'Great Firewall', the world's most elaborate effort to censor the internet.

Wednesday, 11 November, 2009, 12:00am

Safety first

If you bank online, trade on eBay or are simply shopping on the Web for Christmas gifts, it is best to be aware there are malicious programs out there intent on obtaining your personal data.

9 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Internet leaks prove need for more vigilance

Companies need to keep pace with technology and overhaul security to protect client information

TWO RECENT CASES involving leakage of confidential information have turned the spotlight on lapses in system security. One of them featured a police complaints organisation and the other, the job website Recruit.

25 Mar 2006 - 12:00am


Criminals don't come more unintentionally dim-witted than in Firewall, a thriller starring the ageing Harrison Ford as a family man who turns into a clumsy action hero.

2 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

it's just business, see?

Harrison Ford isn't as dour as he sometimes seems in public, says co-star Paul Bettany.

'He's a complete delight to work with - very generous and fun to be around,' says the Englishman, who plays Ford's nemesis in Firewall.

19 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

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23 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Galaxy sticks with terms

Galaxy Broadcasting Satellite did not ask for a relaxation of its 'firewall' licence conditions at yesterday's monthly meeting of the Broadcasting Authority. This was despite the company earlier having admitted it was having difficulties finding investors before the June deadline. Any such relaxation has to be approved by the Broadcasting Authority and the Executive Council.

22 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Poor firewall design invites attacks

Inadequate firewall design can be especially disturbing because the organisation may assume its data system is protected from network abuse but, in fact, it is exposed to attacks such as the following: IP address spoofing: When a host impersonates another network host.

11 Aug 1998 - 12:00am